Ending Syria's Civil War

Thursday, March 15, 2018 4:00PM-6:00PM

David L. Phillips, Director of the Peace-building and Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, will discuss ending Syria's civil war as part of the Mercy College's Center for Global Engagement's Visiting Scholar Lecture Series.

Reception to follow. For more information, contact Dr. Sheila Gersh at sgersh@mercy.edu.

Phillips has worked as a Senior Adviser to the United Nations Secretariat (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (1999-2000). He was a Senior Adviser and Foreign Affairs Expert to the U.S. Department of State. Phillips is author of The Kurdish Spring: A New Map for the Middle East (2014), Liberating Kosovo: Coercive Diplomacy and U.S. Intervention (2012), From Bullets to Ballots: Violent Muslim Movements in Transition (2008), Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco (2005), Unsilencing the Past: Track Two Diplomacy and Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation (2005), and Turkey: An Uncertain Ally (2017).